Joseph Lanier Brule, 65, of Granite City passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, at his home with his family by his side.
He was born June 27, 1949, in Vandalia, the son to Joseph and Evelyn (nee: Boles) Brule. Joseph married Janis Schumacher in 1986.
He loved to travel and took stunning photographs. Joseph was a great friend and loved by many.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Janis Brule; two stepsons, Rick Grizzard of Glen Carbon and Mike Grizzard of Granite City; close family friend, Heather Krafft of St. Louis and a god-daughter, Abigail Krafft.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Patty Brule.
Memorial visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City. Memorials can be made to the Kidney Foundation. Online guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.